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Prunus × incam ‘Okame’ (Japanese flowering cherry) Photo by Michael StewartBBG’s cherry blossom display is tracked daily on CherryWatch at bbg.org/cherries.

Brooklyn, NY—The first cherry blossoms of spring have been spotted on Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Prunus × incam ‘Okame’ trees, marking the start of hanami, or cherry blossom viewing season. Throughout the season, Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s cherry blossom display is tracked on its CherryWatch webpage. Updated daily, this map provides up-to-the-petal blooming status for each tree in the main collection, as well as detailed information about each cultivar. …

Pysanky eggs courtesy Christine LevyGranville, NY – Later this month, the Slate Valley Museum will welcome artist Christine Levy to instruct two workshops on the art of Pysanky egg decorating. An adult workshop will be held on Friday, March 24 at 7pm for adults and a workshop for children ages 6-12 will take place on Saturday, March 25 at 1pm. Each workshop will last approximately three hours.

Pysanky, the ancient art of egg decorating, is a part of cultures throughout Eastern Europe and is most widely associated with the Ukraine.

Power Puff, Black Racing Stripe Baggage CartAuburn, NY (March 12, 2023)Artist Theda Sandiford channels microaggressions – commonplace verbal, behavioral or environmental slights, whether intentional or unintentional, that communicate hostile, derogatory, or negative attitudes toward stigmatized or culturally marginalized groups – she faces every day into her artwork.

Riding on the New York City subway, she has had her hair touched without permission too many times to count. When she gets out of car at her condo development in New Jersey, she often is asked where she lives. “Have you ever been followed by security while shopping? I am followed all the time,” she said. “So much so, I now avoid retail and do most of my shopping online.”…

MapleSugarFestival_GCVMMumford, N.Y. - Genesee Country Village & Museum in Mumford, NY, invites visitors to celebrate maple sugaring season in NY State at the annual Maple Sugar Festival, coming up March 18, 19, 25 & 26.

Follow tap lines along the Maple History Trail to the modern-day sugarhouse in the Museum’s Nature Center, see traditional methods of sap collection and sugaring in a 19th-century sugar camp, and explore the Historic Village to see maple-inspired “receipts” cooking in historic kitchens.

Adirondack Experience logoConservationist and Philanthropist Edward W. McNeil

Blue Mountain Lake, N.Y. –The Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (ADKX) will be celebrating their annual Benefit Gala & Harold K. Hochschild Award ceremony on Saturday, July 29 from 6pm to 9pm, under the stars at their museum in the heart of the Adirondacks. This yearly celebration and fundraiser highlights the organization’s accomplishments and achievements, as well as honors the Harold K. Hochschild Award recipient. This award, given annually to a different recipient, is dedicated to the memory of the museum’s founder, whose passion for the Adirondacks, its people, and environment inspired him to create the museum and establish the Adirondack Park Agency (APA). The 2023 award recipient is conservationist and philanthropist Edward McNeil.

poster-J Chen Project-AAPI Heroes 1-w10Directed & Choreographed by Jessica Chen at Museum Of Chinese In America (MOCA) In NYC

New York, NY – J CHEN PROJECT will present the world premiere of AAPI HEROES: MYTHS AND LEGENDS, directed and choreographed by Jessica Chen, running March 30 - 31, 2023 at the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA), located at 215 Centre Street in New York City.

J CHEN PROJECT presents an immersive evening of dance that reimagines the past, present, and future through an Asian American cultural lens.

Hike the Highlands - Hudson Highlands Nature MuseumCornwall, NY – Celebrate Earth Day 2023 with the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum on Saturday, April 22!  This special day kicks off with “Hike the Highlands” at 9am, followed by the “Earth Day Celebration” from 11am-3pm.  This exciting event has something for people of all ages and interests and will take place at the Nature Museum’s Outdoor Discovery Center location: 120 Muser Drive in Cornwall, off Angola Road. …

NYSEDDonation Ceremony to be Held on Wednesday, March 8

New Exhibition: Women Who Lead to Open on March 11

Albany, N.Y. - The New York State Museum, in partnership with Monumental Women and in observance of Women’s History Month, will host a donation ceremony to debut the Women’s Rights Pioneers Central Park Monument model at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8, 2023, at the Huxley Theatre in the Cultural Education Center located at 222 Madison Avenue in Albany, New York. The statue features three nationally recognized leaders of the women's rights movement, all hailing from New York State: Sojourner Truth (Ulster County), Susan B. Anthony (Rochester), and Elizabeth Cady Stanton (Johnstown, Seneca Falls, and NYC). It will also be included as part of the Museum’s new exhibition, Women Who Lead.

Madonna & Child with bronze sculptures by Tom Edmonds 2023Southampton, N.Y. -  To celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the Parrish Art Museum the Southampton History Museum will exhibit some forgotten treasures from the Samuel L. Parrish collection which is now owned by the Village of Southampton. The exhibit was curated by The Reverend W. Patrick Edwards who will give a talk at 5:00 pm during the opening on Saturday, March 18, 4-6 pm.

George Eastman Museum logoInaugural exhibit to feature works from Flower City Arts Center’s Studio 678 Photo Club 

Rochester, N.Y., March 4, 2023—Gallery Obscura, George Eastman Museum’s newest exhibition space, opens today on Saturday, March 4. The inaugural exhibit will be produced in collaboration with the Flower City Arts Center, which will run through June 1.

Gallery Obscura will take on a unique role – featuring exhibitions created or presented in collaboration with community organizations and school and youth programs, projects focused on Greater Rochester, and exhibitions from the museum’s collections that are thematically related to community events or that support other museum initiatives and programming.

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